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About Us

Peter Childs Ltd. is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a long history of placements within the communications industry. Combining our collective expertise with flexible working procedures, we are proud to unite clients with the best candidates across the UK and Europe.

We specialise in positions across the entire communications spectrum and our clients include organisations of all sizes in the private, public and third sectors as well as Public Relations and Government Affairs consultancies.

Being long-established, we enjoy extensive contacts among employers and industry professionals. More importantly, bringing comprehensive sector knowledge and fresh thinking, we make the best of those networks, encouraging both clients and candidates to think beyond a brief, especially when skills or opportunities are in short supply.

Our clients benefit from the long-standing stability of our team and from its even-handed, informed and discreet advice.

Consequently, we enjoy consistent repeat business by providing exactly what is expected: efficient delivery based on our understanding of clients, candidates and the marketplace.

Testimonials

PCL was instrumental in getting Portland up and running. We had a run of early client wins and had to pedal very fast to get a quality team in place to help service the business. PCL were efficient, knowledgeable, sharp and fun to deal with. They understand our need to build a high-end agency with the very best talent and continue to be an important factor in our growth. 

Tim Allan, CEO

Thank you for helping us recruit our Government Affairs teams in Brussels and London. Your professional guidance on the candidates was much appreciated, and they are now fully up and running. Thanks again.
Andrew McCall, Director, Global Government Affairs

I have worked with the team at PCL for years and always find they take a no-nonsense, client orientated approach to finding good candidates and matching them to the roles we are looking to fill.
Emma Cerrone, COO

PCL was instrumental in helping me find the right job. They took proper care and time to match up my skills and experience with potential career paths. The support and professionalism I received during the interview process was invaluable and I recommend their service to anyone looking for the next move.
Head of Communications, Publishers Association

I continue to rely on PCL for my recruitment needs. Over the years, the team has repeatedly found numerous high calibre candidates for me. They are thorough, discreet, and have an unfailing instinct to source the right candidate.  
Olivia Cullis, Director of Corporate Comms UK and Europe

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